Ratatouille dominated the UK chart this weekend with a hefty $9m take (£4.4m) from 503 sites in its opening weekend. Click here to see the chart.
The Pixar adventure, released through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International (WDSMPI), boasted an impressive $18,047 (8,863) site average and beat the next highest entrant, Resident Evil: Extinction, by a landslide taking nearly five times more at the box office over the weekend.
Sony Pictures Releasing International's (SPRI) third instalment of the Resident Evil franchise came in at number two with a $1.9m (£931,991) take from 311 sites over the three-day period. The sci-fi thriller, starring Milla Jovovich, had a $6,121 (2,997) site average.
Paramount Pictures International's (PPI) The Heartbreak Kid fell two spots to number three at the weekend. The Ben Stiller comedy, directed by the Farrelly brothers, took $1.7m (856,501) from 409 sites over the weekend and has taken $5.6m (£2.8m) to date in the territory.
Jamie Foxx starrer, The Kingdom, fell 44% in its second week to number four with a $1.04m (513,579) take from 393 sites. The action film, distributed by Universal Pictures International (UPI) had a $2,669 (1,307) site average and has taken nearly $4m (£2m) to date.
Local sensation Run, Fat Boy, Run is still enjoying success in the top five after six weeks on release. The comedy, starring Simon Pegg and Thandie Newton, may have failed to cross the $1m mark over the weekend with a $961,787 (£470,891) take but can boast a $19.6m (9.6m) cumulative total to date. It is released through Entertainment Film Distributors.
UPI's Atonement starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy, came in at number six on the chart this weekend. The Working Title production, based on the novel by Ian McEwan, fell 44% with a $635,578 (£311,179) take at the weekend. It boasts a $21.4m (£10.5m) tally to date.
New entry Bhool Bhulaiyaa had this weekend's highest screen average in the UK. The Indian thriller, distributed by Eros International, took $600,296 (293,905) from just 45 sites for a whopping $13,340 (£6,531) site average at the weekend.
Another new entrant from Indian shores - Laaga Chunari Mein Daag - took the second highest site average at the weekend. The drama, written and directed by Pradeep Sarkar and distributed through Yash Raj Films, enjoyed a $503,354 (246,135) take from just 45 sites for an impressive $11,186 (5,476) site average.
Icon Film Distribution took the ninth position with its New Zealand horror flick Black Sheep. The new entrant, took $502,727 (246,135) from 176 sites for a $2,856 (1,398) site average.
Warner Bros' thriller The Invasion made the top 10 this weekend with a $475,886 (232,994) take over the weekend. The film, starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, played on 301 sites in its first weekend for a $1,581 (774) site average.
Elsewhere in the chart, Mr Brooks, The Counterfeiters and The Nanny Diaries all made the top 20 while Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix fell out of the top 20 but did cross the $100m mark over the weekend.
The top 20 films in the UK generated $20.5m from the period of Oct 12-14 and were collectively up by 50.7% compared to last weekend.